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Innovative Chief Executive to take on new role

21 Nov 2018
Sandy Hopkins, who is currently Chief Executive at East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council, is taking on a new challenge at Southampton City Council as its Chief Executive. Sandy has successfully led both East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council since 2009 (and...

New year… volunteer!

21 Nov 2018
Residents and businesses of East Hampshire will have the opportunity to learn more about how they can help the local voluntary organisations and charities which give so much to the district at a special event planned for January. As the new year approaches, what’s a better new year’s resolution...

Uncontested Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council by-election

19 Nov 2018
A vacant seat on Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council has been filled without the need of an election. A by-election had been scheduled for Thursday 13 December 2018, however, only one candidate came forward to fill the position. As a result independent candidate, Martin Charles Hall, of Canada...

Brewing heritage captured at Gales

09 Nov 2018
A spectacular mural celebrating Horndean’s history of brewing is to be unveiled this month by a very special guest. The artwork has been placed on the Old Brewery apartment block next to the Gales Brewery tower in London Road, Horndean, and raises a glass to the area’s beer-making heritage. It will...

Make it purple

08 Nov 2018
Businesses are being encouraged to support an initiative called "Purple Tuesday" and provide accessible shopping. The day, which will take place on Tuesday 13 November, has been established with the endorsement of the Department for Work and Pensions to recognise the importance and needs of...

Confirm your details or risk your right to vote

06 Nov 2018
Residents who do not confirm or correct their voter registration details by 23 November run the risk of being deleted from the electoral register. East Hampshire District Council is sending out more than 9,000 final reminders to residents who have not responded to forms confirming their voter...

Planning meeting to go on the road for big decisions

06 Nov 2018
Residents will be able to see crucial decisions made on their doorstep as East Hampshire District Council has announced it will move planning meetings considering large applications to the local area. Meetings to decide on applications of more than 100 homes will be moved to the area affected by...

Plans for Alton community facilities will be put to the public

06 Nov 2018
Options on future community buildings in Alton are to be put to the public as part of a project to provide the town with the best possible community facilities. A shortlist of proposals will centre around the redevelopment of the former Coors Brewery site which, according to an approved development...

Local schools encouraged to nominate their class acts

06 Nov 2018
Some of the best young musicians in the district will be competing in an exciting new music contest in February. The event, named Class Acts, will celebrate the incredible musical talent of secondary school pupils across the district and give them the opportunity to showcase their skills in front...

Waste carriers warned – check paperwork or face a fine

05 Nov 2018
Check your paperwork or face a fine - that’s the message from East Hampshire District Council to waste carriers after a fly-tip in Alton led to a conviction in court. Ben Chapman, of The Chantry, Farnham, pleaded guilty to not carrying the proper paperwork needed to handle and dispose of waste....

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